Literature and Film as Modern Mythology

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Appendix B
Research Project
Complete a documented essay comparing and contrasting a myth, a related novel, and a motion picture based on the novel. Subjects may be selected from the approved list. A novel-film combination not on the the list may be chosen only with the instructor's approval. The known myth will be included within the essay in similar manner to the text material. The novel-film combinations included in the text are not available for this assignment. One aspect for consideration should be the quality of the novel and the film. Quality is determined by the novel and film's reception as expressed through criticism, media awards, and commercial success.
ESSAY REQUIREMENTS
1. Follow MLA or APA form for both heading and referencing. The paper must conform to one style. All deviations will be subject to point deductions.
A. A. Parenthetical documentation with a Works Cited page
B. B. 1-1.25-inch margins, double-spaced; heading and title on page 1
2. A minimum of three literary and three film criticisms. Copies of annotated reviews and criticisms should be attached to the final paper. Use hilight pen for annotations; include marginal notes or comments.
3. The paper should be 750 to 1,000 words (three pages minimum, five maximum).
4. Essays due:

AREAS FOR RESEARCH

For the novel, search the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) by using the title as the subject (s=title). Check both the library catalog and the magazine and journal

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